Category Archives: Positive

being #positive in #redundancy

On the dole again, I can’t wait to get on the dole again!


Okay its not technically true, I am still self-employed, however my largest client did drop me like an unwanted hot potato in late January. So after I have had enough time to think it through and gather my thoughts – … Continue reading

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Finished my Masters!!!!!


I cannot really believe it, but I handed in my Thesis on friday 25th January and my Masters in Professional Writing is complete! Never will there be a more apt time to overuse exclaimation mark!!! What started two years ago … Continue reading

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Gratitude list


My friend Lucy saw this and thought of my blog – kind of sums it up alright. Lucy’s website

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6000 hits!!! THANK YOU!!!!


This was quite a week, seeing my first paid feature published in The Examiner, getting contact from two long lost relatives of Edith Nile Peacock and today discovering I have 6000 hits!!!   Thanks to everyone who has double clicked … Continue reading

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#101 Found new Relation


I had a wonderful email from a person whose grand-father was Ediths uncle.  How amazing was that 🙂 Sunday I had a phone call from a long lodt friend who found me via my blog, and this morning a long … Continue reading

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#100 A call from a reader!


Last night at 9pm I got a call from someone I had lost touch with for years.  It was completly out if the blue.  After two hours chatting I asked her how she had found me? There is talk if … Continue reading

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#99 Positivity in A&E


I think stand up comedians have it easy.  I mean they write their own material, practice and tweak each joke until it’s at its peak of funniness, then they advertise their show so they get people who appreciate humour to … Continue reading

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